Letters: How religion and increased instruction can go collectively

Finding faith at college

The June 21 include tale, “Is politics the new religion,” states, “Higher instruction, dominated by an significantly secular tradition, may possibly help demonstrate why so numerous university-educated youthful folks now reject faith.” The creator presents no evidence to substantiate the argument that university attendance is linked with rejection of spiritual religion. Engagement with increased education should really not undermine or curtail an individual’s follow of faith. 

Though studying at college in England, I discovered that a honest commitment to spiritual exercise (in my circumstance, Christianity) improved my tutorial do the job and percolated into all features of scholar everyday living and exercise. I participated in an on-campus Christian firm approved by the university. My engagement with increased training served to nurture and maintain my religious faith. Several other folks have discovered the identical.

Alistair Budd
Llanvair Discoed, Wales